Here we go again with Serie A Weekly giving you a list of five stories to read this lunchtime that we have seen from around the web and enjoyed ourselves. Many of these will be about Italian football of course but there is always room for something different and those will be here too. Take a look at our recommendations, pass them on and be sure to leave a comment on these great articles. See you at the same time tomorrow for more of the same!
First up this morning a visit to friend of the show and African football expert Gary Al-Smith’s latest piece, a brilliant analysis of Emmanuel Adebayor for backpagefootball.com. Read it here
Nobody covers Russian football (in English at least) better than James Appell. His latest Football Ramble piece looks at Spartak coach Valery Karpin’s sacking here
Everyone believed Inter had the easiest of the Champions League Quarter Final draw, but Raphael Honigstein tells SI.com why Manchester United will rightly fear Schalke 04 here
Back to Italy now with one of our favourite writers, Rocco Cammisola. His look at the enigmatic Mauro Zarate is a great read. See it here
Finally, a simply superb post as ever from The Swiss Ramble. Last weeks Serie A Weekly guest dissects Napoli here